I have refrained from talking about the Jo Cox murder because nothing was known until now. Even now, there is very little. Numerous people have talked about the politics of the murder, especially those who have tried to blame the ‘Brexit’ campaign. How low can you get? It came out within hours that the murderer had ‘mental issues’, and so it does not really matter that much what triggered the violence. The violence was ‘mindless’ in the proper sense of the word – the ‘mind’ involved, Thomas Mair’s – was not working. Only the emotions were working.
But a little more information is leaking out. It seems that he had a ‘sawn-off Winchester .22’ gun. I have been looking for info about that gun. He shot Jo Cox three times, which suggests that the gun was not a single shot gun which required to be reloaded after each shot. I found this:
I have no idea what model of Winchester .22 Mair had, but the above model had a magazine and a reloading mechanism. It appears that that model was discontinued in 2005 due to cost of manufacture and lack of sales, but it makes sense to say that that model, or a similar one, was what Mair had.
Those guns are not cheap when new. They cost hundreds of dollars. I should imagine that they are not cheap either on the black market, even if ‘used’. And there is the question of buying the bullets.
So we have a person with ‘mental issues’ who, somehow, finds a way to buy a gun, and the ammunition, and can afford to do so, and has it to hand when he gets upset. Erm…. Why has he not got upset before now? Or did he only buy the gun etc only a few days ago?
Leaving that for now, we find that he was indeed ‘politically motivated’ by virtue of his statement that his name was “Death to traitors, freedom for Britain”. So, it is not unlikely that he did indeed say, “Put Britain First” as he killed Jo Cox.
But why should it be thought that “Put Britain First” has anything to do with Brexit? Jo Cox was well-known, it seems, for ‘putting Syrian refugees first’. Further, Cameron has a bad habit of claiming to be ‘putting Britain first’.
Let me say, at this point, that I have no truck with conspiracy theories on this matter. That is, that some organisation provided Mair with the gun and ammunition and told him to kill his local MP. Absolutely not.
There are so many questions.
What motivated Mair, on that particular morning, to get out of bed, eat his breakfast, load his gun, put it in a bag, and make his way to the place where Jo Cox was intending to meet constituents? What specific idea did he have, about Jo Cox, which dictated to him that he should take a gun with him when he decided to confront her? How did he know where to go and when?
Why did he pick on his local MP? Was it just that she was the nearest target, and that his obsessions were more general, and not actually against her personally? Whom else does he regard as traitors whom he condemns to death?
Suppose that his MP had been a conservative in favour of Brexit. It seems that Mair had an ‘unhealthy’ interest in Hitler et al. He might have admired Hitler’s aim to have a united Europe, communist free and jew free. It is quite possible that Mair might have believed that that MP was a traitor by NOT wanting a United States of Europe. Suppose for a moment that Mair had lived in Priti Patel’s constituency. PP favours Brexit and is a conservative minister. Had his mind been one way out, when he got out of bed that morning and ventured forth, with his loaded gun, he could have killed her and shouted “Put Britain First”.
Will the murder of Jo Cox sway voters to vote ‘Remain’?
If it does, then perhaps we should ‘Remain’. In that case, it may well be true that ‘Emotion’ and not ‘Intellect’ rules, OK. It might well be true that the vast majority of Britons are stupid, emotional oiks. If that is true, then it would almost certainly be true that ‘Rule By Elite’ is best.
Back we go to the Holy Aristocracy which is, in modern terms, “EXPERTS”. Politicians come and go, but “Experts” remain in place. The EU Elite, combined with the WHO Elite, and the IPCC Elite, and the UN Elite, control the world in their pursuit of ‘The Millennium Goals’. The crux of the ‘Millennium Goals’ is population control.
I have some sympathy with that idea. It stands to reason that we humans cannot increase our numbers indefinitely and, even worse, by multiplication. Unfortunately, ‘Go forth and multiply’ is reaching the limit.
But the weird thing is that industry, despite automation etc, needs more and more humans. Why? It can only be that there are activities which cannot be automated, and the wealthier a society gets, the more that such activities cannot be automated.
Whatever happens with Brexit, the fact is that Cameron, Osborn et al are toast. It might take some time to become known, but it is obvious to me that they are pirates. Kinnock has been a Commissioner in the EU for years, but he has never said anything at all to the British people.
I hope that the terrible murder of Jo Cox does not influence the vote either way. I hope that we vote ‘Brexit’ to get CLARITY. But even if we do not vote ‘Brexit’, then CLARITY becomes even more important.